Lego Land – Winter Haven, Florida
LEGOLAND is located in Winter Haven, Florida. It was once home to Cypress Gardens which was Florida’s first theme park. LEGOLAND is a 150-acre interactive theme park and it still features the original botanical gardens.
It also offers more than 50 rides, shows and attractions geared for families with children ages 2 to 12 and ultimate LEGO fans. You’ll also find a number of restaurants and shops, along with the LEGOLAND Florida Water Park and the LEGOLAND Hotel.
The LEGOLAND Beach Retreat opens mid-2017.
There are eleven themed zones, which include pink-knuckle roller coasters, the Imagination Zone, Miniland USA and LEGO City where youngsters can learn how to drive by freely navigating their own boats and LEGO cars.
The waterpark has water-themed LEGO models created from more than four million LEGO bricks. There are many water features, including a 500,000 gallon wave pool, the “Build-A-Raft” lazy river, tube slides, body slides and DUPLO Safari, a water-play structure just for toddlers.
Note: There are seasonal closings so be sure to check their schedule.
LEGOLAND Hotel and Beach Retreat
The five story hotel features 152 brightly colored and highly themed rooms and suites with LEGO décor and interactive play areas. The hotel has more than 2,000 models, a disco elevator and kid-friendly depth pool that overlooks lake Eloise.
Hotel guest get early admission to the park, a full buffet breakfast in the Bricks Family Restaurant, exclusive Master Model Builder sessions, nightly entertainment, nightly LEGO building competitions and access to their heated pool and the boardwalk along Lake Eloise.
LEGOLAND Beach Retreat will open in mid-2017. Located on Lake Dexter in Winter Haven, it will feature whimsical interior décor in each of the property’s 83 beach-themed bungalows, which offer 166 separate accommodations that sleep up to five, including a cozy area designed just for kids.
The colorful area known as The Beginning hosts the park entry, ticket and pass sales, guest services and much more.
When guests enter Fun Town, they truly get the feeling they have entered a LEGO village.
Miniland USA The heart of every LEGOLAND Park, Miniland USA is home to seven specially themed areas. Mini-Florida landmarks include Mallory Square in Key West, Bok Tower in Lake Wales and Kennedy Space Center.
LEGO Star Wars Miniland
Includes a life-sized Darth Vader. It was crafted from 1.5 million LEGO bricks.
DUPLO Village & Valley
Duplo Village is ideal for toddlers and their imaginations. Youngsters can fly a plane, drive a car or explore a whole town – designed with their height in mind. Ideal for toddlers aged 2-5, the interactive DUPLO Valley features a herd of cows, goats, chickens, and sheep amid farm-themed attractions that include a mini tractor ride, water play area, and air-conditioned indoor play area.
LEGO NINJAGO World(new in January 2017)
An immersive land filled with several hands-on, outdoor activities where kids can sharpen their ninja skills. There is an ultimate showdown on LEGO NINJAGO The Ride which is a dazzling attraction that blends 3D computer animation, “4D” special effects such as heat, fog and strobe lighting.
LEGO Kingdoms takes kids back to medieval times with the LEGOLAND Castle where spells are cast and many knights, damsels and dragons are found.
Land of Adventure
In Land of Adventure, visitors of all ages explore hidden tombs and hunt for treasure.
LEGO City is the perfect place for youngsters to live out their dreams in a scaled-down town created just for them.
Imagination Zone emphasizes exploring and creation, while showcasing seven of the most visually exciting LEGO models in the world, including a replica of Albert Einstein’s head.
Zoom, splash or soar in LEGO Techic, the most extreme of the park’s zones with LEGO Technic Test Track, AQUAZONE Wave Racers and Technicycle. Get a bite to eat at Lakeside Sandwich Co. or Robot Pit Stop, test your skills at Extreme Games or shop in the Extreme Zone for exclusive LEGOLAND Florida apparel.
The World of Chima presented by the Cartoon Network
The World of Chima has board boats armed with water cannons that do battle with rival boats and spectators on shore. The Quest for CHI water ride is a highly interactive, sure-to-soak you experience.
Pirates’ Cove is home to LEGOLAND Florida’s very own water ski and stunt show, The Battle for Brickbeard’s Bounty, as well as Cap’n Brickbeard’s Burgers.
LEGOLAND Florida has taken great care to preserve the soul of the park – the historic gardens established on the grounds of its Cypress Gardens predecessor more than 75 years ago. Formerly known as “Florida’s First Theme Park,” the world-renowned botanical gardens of Cypress Gardens are now located inside the gates of LEGOLAND Florida. They took great care to preserve the integrity of Cypress Gardens, keeping the great Banyan tree that was planted there in 1939. They also retained the garden’s main attraction, the daily water ski shows which now includes pirates.